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CC = Colorado Convention Center   H = Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
* = applied session       ! = JSM meeting theme

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323 * ! Tue, 7/30/2019, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-708
Causal Inference in Sports Statistics — Invited Papers
Section on Statistics in Sports
Organizer(s): Katherine Evans, Verily Life Sciences
Chair(s): Justin Jacobs, Squared2020 Statistics
10:35 AM Causality: a Missing Piece in Machine Learning and Reinforcement Learning Approaches to Sports Analytics
Alexander N DAmour, Google
11:00 AM Estimating the Health Consequence of Playing Football: Evidence from Observational Studies
Sameer K. Deshpande, CSAIL, MIT; Raiden Hasegawa, University of Pennsylvania; Dylan Small, University of Pennsylvania; Jordan Weiss, University of Pennsylvania
11:25 AM Treatment Effect Heterogeneity in MLB Bunting Strategies

Katherine Evans, Verily Life Sciences; Michael Lopez, NFL
11:50 AM Building Blocks for Estimating Causal Effects of Athlete Behavior in Football and Hockey Using Player Tracking Data

Michael Lopez, Skidmore College
12:15 PM Floor Discussion